L-3 wins $218 million NGA contract

L3 logo 112New York, NY-based L-3 Communications announced on November 24 that its National Security Solutions (L-3 NSS) business has been awarded the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s (NGA’s) information technology enterprise managed services (ITEMS) transport services contract for engineering, operations, and sustainment services to NGA’s global communications infrastructure. The five-year contract has an expected value of $218 million, which includes projects that meet evolving IT mission needs.

“This contract expands L-3’s presence in providing essential services and solutions to the intelligence community,” said Les Rose, president of L-3 NSS. “It’s our first major contract with the NGA, and we look forward to partnering closely with them to help achieve their critical mission.”

Under the contract, L-3 will provide services that include wired and wireless local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs), as well as the associated equipment, security devices, and cable infrastructure needed to enable the secure, reliable and timely transmission of data.

L-3 National Security Solutions is a prime mission partner to defense, intelligence, and government agencies, as well as international and commercial organizations. Its integrated solutions combine best-of-breed technology and proven processes with in-field expertise that crosses the domains of cyber, intelligence, enterprise, and mission IT, command and control, Big Data, and physical security.

Source: L-3 Communications